Elizabeth A. VanDeusen

Elizabeth A. VanDeusen is the Director of the Augusta University Literacy Center whose mission is to make literacy accessible for all children, adolescents, and adults in the Metro-Augusta area; she also holds the Cree-Walker Endowed Chair. She received her Ph.D. from Oakland University in Reading Education and spent 11 years at Central Michigan University as a Professor in Reading and Literacy and the Director of the Literacy Center. She has also served as the Marie Berrell Endowed Chair (in support of literacy development and community outreach in early childhood and elementary education) as well as Assessment Coordinator and Department Chairperson. Prior to that, she served as a Grant Administrator and Facilitator for the Michigan Department of Education. Dr. VanDeusen has 12 years of K-12 teaching experience.


Thriving in the Community: The Creation and Sustainment of a Community-Driven Literacy Center
Nicole R. Peritore, Elizabeth A. VanDeusen, Kim Barker, Juan Walker, Jessica Simpson. © 2023. 21 pages.
Cross-sector, interprofessional partnerships and community collaborations offer promise for identifying and addressing the web-like factors that entangle both literacy...